Afro History Today in Afro History ! Henry O. Flipper becomes the first Afro American to graduate from West Point in 1877 ! written by Marc Alexander June 15, 2019 English: Photograph of Henry Ossian Flipper in his West Point cadet uniform. (http://www.usma.edu/Bicentennial/FlipperDinner.asp). (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Photo of the first African American Graduate of West Point, Henry O. Flipper (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! South African President, F.W. de Klerk lifted the ban against anti-apartheid groups such as the African National Congress and committed to releasing Nelson Mandela in 1990 !Today in Afro History ! Fifteen West African countries sign “The Treaty of Lagos” in 1975, creating the Economic Community of West African States !Today in Afro History ! The Fifteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified in 1870, which granted voting rights regardless of race.Today in Afro History ! The Fifteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is adopted in 1870, which prohibits the denying of any citizen the right to vote based on race or color !Today in Afro History ! Thurgood Marshall is nominated to become the first Afro American on the U.S. Supreme Court in 1967 !Today in Afro History ! Crispus Attucks is the first American to be killed at the Boston Massacre in 1770. Today in Afro History ! Henry O. Flipper becomes the first Afro American to graduate from West Point in 1877 ! was last modified: May 31st, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Rapper/Actor, Ice Cube ! Activist/ Escaped Slave, Josiah Henson ! MLB player/Manager Dusty Baker ! Jazz Pianist, Erroll Garner ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Eddie Levert ! Rapper, Tupac Shakur ! Actor, Bill Cobbs ! You may also like ‘Can’t miss’ Ball nets 6 treys as... March 4, 2018 Apollo Brown & Locksmith Talk New EP... June 14, 2018 A song and a story from rising... February 9, 2018 'This Is America' Is The Childish Gambino's... May 9, 2018 The Beach Boys Ready Philharmonic Orchestra Album:... May 10, 2018 Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Jamaican sprinter, Asafa... November 23, 2018 Kirk Cousins’ final home game? If so,... December 24, 2017 NFL advises officials: No more index cards December 21, 2017 T-Pain comes to Edinboro for spring concert May 3, 2018 Childish Gambino's 'This Is America' and the... May 9, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.